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Details of the 2014 Arts Act Grants have been announced

Kildare County Council are now accepting applications for the 2014 Arts Act Grant Scheme. You can view and download the 2014 application forms here

Available grants in 2014

  • Arts Act Grant Scheme
  • Artist in School Residenct Bursary Award
  • Cecil Day lewis Literary Bursary Award
  • Drama League of Irleand Summer School Bursary Award
  • Film Bursary Award
  • Recording Bursary - Platform4 Audio and Digital Media Studio
  • Tyrone Guthrie Centre Residency Bursary Award
  • Emerging Visual Artist Solo Exhibition Bursary Award
  • Local Publishing Award

All grant forms are available to download here 

For further information please contact the Arts Service on 045-448328 or arts@kildarecoco.ie 

Closing date for all of the above grants is strictly 12 noon on Tuesday 18th March 2014. 

Additonal Grants 2014 - Various closing dates

Kildare County Council has a number of additional grants available with various partner organisations. A brief description of the grants available are below, for more detailed information please contact the relevant orgranisation. 

Writer in Residence - In association with Poetry Ireland 

The Writers in Residence Programme takes place in primary and post-prinary schools and is designed to fit in with the timetable, particularly at second level. The residencies involve a short residency by a writer to a school, where the writer works closely with one teacher and with the same class or group throughout the residency. 

For further information including application forms please contact Poetry Ireland on (01) 6789001 or education@poetryireland.ie 

 

NYCI Certificate in Youth Arts bursary (accrediting body NUI Maynooth) 

Kildare County Council offer funding supports for successful applicants to the National Youth Council of Irelands (NYCI) Certificate in Youth Arts.

The NYCI Certificate in Youth Arts is a part time, year long university accredited course of study in Irish Youth Arts Practice managed and delivered by the Arts Programme at the National Youth Council of Ireland and accredited by NUI Maynooth. It aims to introduce those working in the non formal education sector to the concepts, principles and practice of youth arts using a context and practice approach

For further information, including application criteria and closing dates for applications please visit www.youtharts.ie 

 

Masters in Film – MSc Digital Feature Film Production  (accrediting body Stafordshire University)

 Kildare County Council offer funding supports for successful applicants to the MSc in Digital Feature Film Production

Filmbase, in association with Staffordshire University, offers a unique, industry-facing masters-level course ( 1 year Full Time) aimed at preparing filmmakers for the reality of writing, developing, pitching, producing, shooting, editing, posting and distributing feature films in digital formats. 

For further information, including application criteria and closing dates for applications please visit www.filmmasters.ie

 

For further information please contact the Arts Service on 045-448328 or arts@kildarecoco.ie 

Closing date for all of the above grants is strictly 12 noon on Tuesday 18th March 2014. 

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